This Event has been postponed until 2017
The new date and details will follow shortly...
Join beef farmer Adam Quinney, Giles Blatchford - Head of Farm Economics at AHDB and Richard Lloyd - Precision Livestock Manager at IfA for on-farm demonstrations and presentations on how understanding and using data is essential for profitable beef production in an era when farming subsidies are likely to be reduced.
Farm demonstration at Reins Farm showing:
Adam's herd of Salers cross cows and finishing cattle
The use of EIDs with smartphone farm management programmes to save time and make money
How the use of computerised mixer wagon feeding helps you go on holiday and know the cattle are well fed
EID with weights imported directly to evaluate growth and feed efficiency
Breeding using selection criteria, sexed semen and objective sire data
Use of computer records and benchmarking
"Using Data to Make a Profit" - Adam Quinney, Reins Farm, Sambourne
"KPIs & Benchmarking In Beef" - Giles Blatchford, Head of Farm Economics, AHDB
"The Benefiots of Precision Livestock Farming" - Richard Lloyd. Precision Livestock Manager, IfA
The afternoon presentations will take place at Sambourne Village Hall.
The event is FREE to attend and lunch is provided.
Booking is essential as places are limited.
Book via eventbrite or call 02476 692470 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
An Innovation for Agriculture event.
Supported by the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs
Funded by the Princes Countryside Fund